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How'd I end up here?

I have always loved music.  When I was a toddler, I never stopped singing.  My parents decided to put me in piano lessons when I was six, and then I never stopped playing the piano.  1,276 more words

Career Coaching

"Why on earth is she doing this?"

Hello! Most of you visiting probably know me, and some of you have no idea who I am and found this blog through a couple of random keywords typed into your search engine of choice.  333 more words

Career Change

Take A Step Back

creative commons licensed ( BY-NC-SA ) flickr photo shared by D. Garding

This is for you new teachers out there…

One of the best pieces of advice I ever received in my teaching career was a simple one: 535 more words

Professional Growth

5 Great Presentation Tools for Educators

A demanding aspect of being an educational leader is having to give frequent presentations to a variety of audiences. Many of us received no formal training in how to present to audiences and much of what we do has been learned on the job. 256 more words

Education Leadership

(#225) Awareness

If we think we are the best we can be,
then we will never be the best we could have been.

On September 27, I have a wonderful opportunity to deliver at TEDx talk in Jacksonville, Florida.  763 more words


Of pyruvate and the North Star

Of pyruvate and the North Star

So are you doing what you’re meant to do? Let’s ruminate the answer to that million-dollar question together. All of humanity’s greatest achievements stem from two innate needs: finding meaning to this earthly existence as well as perpetuating one’s legacy. 257 more words


Prove Your Worth With Social Media Even if your CEO is not On-Board…

    Social Media is a powerful tool now. It is no longer a personal outlet to entertain yourself with on your down time (of course it is still primarily used this way). 602 more words